People with Military Service Report Better Overall Health

People who have served have a 62-percent higher rate of coronary heart disease, 67-percent higher rate of heart attacks and 13-percent higher rate of cancer Those who served are less likely to be physically inactive at all ages than civilians; more likely to get insufficient sleep  People who have served face different access challenges: 90

Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services Becomes Baptist Health Floyd

After months of transition work, Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services officially became part of Baptist Health at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. The new name of the organization is Baptist Health Floyd. The binding asset purchase agreement was signed at the end of June and was approved by the Floyd County Commissioners,

Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers 2017 lists feature McBrayer attorneys

Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence, while Super Lawyers’ patented process selects outstanding lawyers who have attained top levels of peer recognition and professional achievement. The McBrayer law firm is pleased to congratulate our attorneys who have received these distinctions for 2017. U.S. News Best Lawyers

New National Survey: Nearly 9 in 10 Seniors Satisfied with Medicare Part D

Ten years after its initial launch, the Medicare Part D prescription drug program remains overwhelmingly popular with American seniors, according to Medicare Today’s annual Senior Satisfaction Survey. The nationwide survey of approximately 2,000 seniors conducted by Morning Consult found that 88 percent are satisfied with their Part D coverage and eight of every 10 believe their drug

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Kentucky Physicians Encourage Patients to “Know Your Meds”

By Nancy Swikert, M.D. Tremendous advancements in science and medicine have revolutionized the treatment of conditions and diseases that were once unmanageable. Prescription medicines have become an essential lifeline for many Kentuckians, helping them to better treat their pain, seizures, mental illnesses and other serious ailments. When patients adhere to the treatments prescribed by physicians,


Healthcare issues in the upcoming elections

By Ben Keeton After a brief delay, the primary elections are official and we can move our attention to the upcoming general elections in November.  While we can feel a bit of relief from the campaign commercials, the next several months are important as the candidates present their vision for the future of Kentucky.  Healthcare